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in the house, nancy pelosi responding to a question this afternoon about her future in the leadership. 10:00 tomorrow morning. we have to wait until then for her to share any information about whether she intends to try to stay on as leader of the democrats in congress. that was 2:00 this afternoon she said it. then here's the press release mrs. pelosi's office sent out later in the afternoon about that 10:00 a.m. press conference tomorrow morning. they say the topic is to highlight the historic number of women elected as parts of the house democratic caucus. does that sound like the kind of event you'd hold if you were stepping down from the leadership, especially if you like nancy pelosi was an intee gral part of women in the congress? we'll have more on her future and the many, many surprises. the many awkward surprises, aa freshman orientation week on capitol hill is just ahead. stay with us. >>> today was orientation on capitol hill. with some races still undecided in this year's election, orientation this year is even more awkward than usual. one of this year's still to be decided r
. i know you spoke to the democratic leader in the house nancy pelosi. do you get a sense that we're anywhere close to a deal or are we just hearing a lot of happy talk? >> well, you're hearing a lot of happy talk, dan. i think the operative word is "constructive." that's what nancy pelosi talked about. that's what speaker john boehner talked about, constructive, but there's also a lot of urgency. now, nancy pelosi, we have a lot more of this interview, a fascinating interview, only she thought they could work out this deal in mid-december. i asked her, of course, look, we've heard optimism before and this went nowhere. but there is that urgency now. americans are sick of this. this is the second time around. >> and so overnight we saw -- we saw this video of david petraeus' alleged mistress, paula broadwell, his biographer working with her husband, the first time we've seen the two of them since this scandal broke. so let me ask you about the petraeus affair which i know you've been following so closely. where does this go now? what in your view is likely to be the next shoe to d
democratic leader nancy pelosi says she won't budge when it comes to tax hikes for the wealthy, putting her directly at odds with house speaker john boehner. >> could you accept a deal that does not include tax rate increases for the wealthy? we've seen talk about a possible compromise that could leave rates the same but cap deductions for high-income earners. is that something that's acceptable? >> no. >> not at all no, way? >> no. the preponderance made it very clear in his campaign that there are not enough -- what you just described is a formula and a blueprint for hampering our future. you cannot go forward -- you have to cut some investments. if you cut too many you are hampering growth, you're hampering education, investments for the future. >> and even thousands of miles away it appears president obama is still focused on those negotiations. while touring a royal monastery with secretary of state clinton in thailand the president was overheard mentioning the budget talks to a monk. the president later clarified his comments -- >> he's not any monk. >> no. >> he has some big i vestme
to the attack in libya, the "fiscal cliff," and the cia scandal. >>> nancy pelosi says she plans to remain in her current role. the question from a reporter though that brought boos. >> the email trail brought the cia scandal to light. how you can cover your tracks like "mission: impossible." ,,,,,,,,,,,, [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] after me." now at 6:30: the president faces rapid-fire questions t his first fu >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> senator mccain and senator graham and others if they want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> now at 6:30 the president faces rapid fire questions at his first full-blown press conference in months but it was one issue in particular that really got him steamed. the president addressed everything from the petraeus affair to syria to the looming "fiscal
minority leader nancy pelosi and senate intelligence committee chair say they're not happy that they learned of the investigation on television. >> they understand protecting people, i don't understand doing this all under a cloud of secrecy. and people have classified responsibility are not even notified so he can ask questions about it's pro pry tie there are questions about timing of just tradition. if it involved naggal security, it's a different story. >> under law, the justice department does not share detailed information about investigation was the white house. those rules put into place after water gate investigation. white house not informed at david petraeus and his affair until november 7th. the day after the election. >> a bay area company making history for zibing car of the future tesla motors car of the career as abc 7 explains it's the first in more ways than one. as he fluged into charges, craig is lusting after the silver sedan. >> interest is a reservation two years. >> now, the waiting list may grow longer as it becomes first nongasoline car ever to bec
for nancy pelosi. she will announce tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. our time whether she will continue as minority leader. some insiders believe it will be easier for president obama to negotiate with republicans if the 72-year-old congresswoman is not in the picture. meantime president obama scheduled his first news conference since the election. abc news will carry it live 10:30 a.m. our time. >>> well, three oakland police officers were reunited with a baby boy that they helped deliver on friday. know land -- noland shell miller is named after oakland's noland park, the spot where he was born. his father pulled in and asked for help as nolan's mother went into labor. this is surveillance video. nolam's mother gave birth in the family's suv with the help of police. now four days old noland was introduced to the officers and they gave him his first teddy bear. how sweet is that? >>> let's turn your attention to the weather forecast as we hit midweek. sand jaw patel is -- sandhya patel is back. >> it is a sweet looking forecast for midweek. let's show you the sunset. thisth is what nol
, eight dayless. >>> house minority leader nancy pelosi anticipates an agreement by mid-december but she says democrats will not accept the plan that fails to include a tax hike for the wealthy. >>> an environmental justice group claims that cancer causing dust from the chevron refinery in richmond is linger. five samples contained high levels of carcinogens. a public hearing on pollution control improvements at the refinery is set for tomorrow morning in san francisco. >>> the head of a houston based energy company who's oil platform in the gulf of mexico exploded last week today spoke publicly about the two workers killed in that blast. the explosion happened friday at a black elk energy platform. 11 people were injured. four seriously. two workers jumped from the burning rig in the water. one of the bodies was located yesterday. >> i'm deeply saddened to say that we have identified one body under the platform. that body has not been recovered yet. we're working in coordination with the u.s. coast guard so that we can respectfully and most efficiently recover the body. >> that ceo toda
to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. now house speaker nancy pelosi says she won't budge when it comes to tax cuts for the wealthy. that puts her at odds with john boehner. >> could you accept a deal that does not include tax rate increases for the wealthy? we've seen talk about a possible compromise that would leave rates the same but tax deductions for high income earners. is that something that's acceptable? >> no. >> not at all. >> the president made it clear in his campaign that there are not enough resources. what you described is a formula and a blueprint for hampering a future. you cannot go forward -- you have to cut some investments. if you cut too many, you are hampering growth, you are hampering education and investments in the future. >> even thousands of miles away it appears president obama is still focused on negotiations. while touring a royal monastery with secretary of state clinton the president was overheard mentioning the budget talks to a monk. the president later clarified his comments at a news conference. >> i always believe in prayer. i believe in prayer when
to avoid going over the fiscal cliff? coming up on abc's "this ""nancy pelosi gives a definitive answer to martha raddatz. don't miss it coming up here on abc7. >>> bay area food banks are taking a thanksgiving turkey shortage. second harvest food bank of santa clara county received some help yesterday. branch of the el camino owners association donated over three quarters of a ton of turkeys. they loaded up classic cars to make the delivery. >> today we were able to gather 1538 pounds ever turkey we donated to the second harvest food bank. >> just like the rain started and starting opening up, the gifts have been coming in today. it's been a fantastic day. >> food bank officials tell us they are still short of food and money this thanksgiving season, but they say this donation should make it easier to reach their goal. >>> volunteers also accepted donations at the pennsylvania avenue bear house in san francisco yesterday as well as the marin food bank. beginning this thursday the san francisco food bank is short 1700 turkeys. that's more than half the birds it needs for this year's tra
in congress to avoid going over the fiscal cliff? coming up on abc's "this week" nancy pelosi gives a definitive answer to martha raddatz. don't miss it coming up here on abc7. >>> bay area food banks are facing a thanksgiving turkey shortage. second harvest food bank of santa clara county received some help yesterday. the local branch of the el camino owners association donated over three quarters of a ton of turkeys. that's a lot of help. the officials say they are still short of food and money this season but this should make it easier to achieve their goal. >>> volunteers also accepted donations at the pennsylvania avenue warehouse in san francisco yesterday as well as the marin food bank. beginning this thursday the san francisco food bank is short 1700 turkeys. that's more than half the birds it needs for this year's traditional meal. >>> we invite you to be part of the abc7 share your holiday food drive. on december 12th meet the abc7 news team as we broadcast live from all over the bay area. taking your donations for local food banks. for more information and the location ne
question. >> all right. a lot of questions about nancy pelosi and whether she will continue on as your leader. will she or won't she? >> you know, i think that's probably the hottest question in the capitol right now. but personally if you ask me, i would be shocked if she left. you know, would really surprise me if she stepped aside. nancy pelosi is someone who absolutely loves to be part of the architecture of big major decisions, the big issues. we wouldn't have health care reform without barack obama and nancy pelosi. and with the fiscal cliff issues and the big economic decisions we're going to be making it would be hard for me to imagine she walks away. plus, you know, we had a successful election and we've got a job to finish. so just knowing her, that's my gut feeling. >> did you guys have a successful election? because -- >> you mean in the house? >> yeah, obviously the president won big, the senate won big, but the republicans are still in charge of the house. >> yeah, they are. but, look, i think if you look at -- if this election were not right after redistricting, and if y
allegations involving the voice of elmo. we're back in a moment. >>> you may not want to play poker with nancy pelosi. the san francisco congressman is holding her cards close, not revealing whether she wants to remain the minority leader in the house. >> let's see, what time is it now? it's 2:00 on tuesday. i'll see you right here 10:00 tomorrow morning. while i love you all very dearly, i thought maybe i would talk to my own caucus before i shared that information with you. >> pelosi, as you know, won re-election in a landslide last tuesday. whether she will stay in her post has been a much-discussed topic on capitol hill since then. democrats made gains in the house but failed to seize control of the chamber. >>> so the election is over, so when will we feel the impact of the vote? on the state level democrats have a full two-thirds majority of both houses in the california legislature. >> for more on the power shift we bring in our nbc bay area political analyst larry gerston. larry, what mean kg we read into this and what changes can we see? >> a lot more than people right think. for year
here a while. you've seen a lot of these meetings. most likely a photo op before the weekend. nancy pelosi was saying yesterday that she would welcome a number that both sides could start working toward and some republicans also say that. do you think there is any hope that maybe by just november, the end of november, there could be consensus on, okay. here's the top line where we're going to write the bill to. do you think that is possible? >> i don't want to minimize the difficulty ahead but i definitely think and get the impression from everything that both sides have said post election that there is some hope here in part. and greater hope for an agreement in the shorter term. there will be a lot of work that would have to be done next year to fill in the details but more of a chance of a deal now since you have the same cast of characters back at the table than you would have if mr. romney would have been elected. they know each other. they've talked about these issues before. they've already winoed down the issues. >> fascinating. if that becomes true. we'll talk more and get
and for the american people. >>> house minority leader nancy pelosi anticipates an agreement by mid-december, but says democrats will not accept a plan that fails to include a tax hike for the wealthy. >>> now to our continuing coverage of the cleanup from superstorm sandy, and vice president joe biden today visited new jersey to view the damage there. after a helicopter tour of the coastal area hit by the storm, the vice president met with emergency workers who lost their own homes and he thanked them and promised to help bring back the area's beaches and famed atlantic city boardwalk. the late october storm killed 24 people and knocked out power for millions. some 600 people are still without electricity tonight. >>> also today, new york senator charles schumer called for an overhaul of the cell phone industry, after the massive failure in service during the storm. >> the goal is simple, that no matter what the disaster, there's uninterrupted cell phone service for our first responders and for our citizens who lost power and need food, need to report fires, need to communicate in every way. >> a qua
. and the negotiations. nancy pelosi responded to some members of both parties calling to go ahead and go over the cliff. >> i don't think it's my role to go to the table with a threat. i think it's my role to go to the table with some ideas to be receptive to what we can come to agreement on. i'm not criticizing statements others make. but what i am saying is that there's too much at risk. and even if you went over the cliff for one month and then corrected it, you would still have a loss of gdp. >> and we've already started our discussion with our guest hosts, jeremy siegel and steve forbes. jeremy, we already had the beginning of this discussion. i'll start with you because i said you can see it sort of happening in some of the averages and you see the front page journal piece today about corporations cutting back on spending. do you not ascribe much to the notion that people are already acting with some trepidation about this and it could be harmful? >> i think the fall since the election is clearly the cliff might be close. there's hope that it had romney won, that force would mitigate or eliminate
are not stellar but the idea of litingletting the rich pay more is a good place to start. >>> nancy pelosi may be making the decision it step down in her leadership role. inside information is that she is going to stay put but if she decides not to be minority leader any more that would go to diane hoyer. those types are coming on to me all of the time now. >> she gets the comedians laughing... >> that's hilarious! >> ...and the thinkers, thinking. >> okay, so there is wiggle-room in the ten commandments, is what you're telling me. >> she's joy behar. >> and the best part is that current will let me say anything. >> what the hell were they thinking? >> only on current tv. brought to you by geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. visit geico.com for a free rate quote. from silver screens... to flat screens... twizzlerize your entertainment everyday with twizzlers the twist you can't resist. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks or jumping into the market he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades wi
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